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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-u-sq-l-11-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Please imagine a ladder with steps numbered from zero at the bottom to ten at the top. Suppose we say that  the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you, and the bottom represents the worst possible life for you.
On which step of the ladder would you say you personally feel you stand ** , assuming that the higher the step the better you feel about your life and the lower the step the worse you feel about it? ** just your best guess, on which step you think you will stand on in the future, say about 5 years from now?

  Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating (modified version)